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Tteokbokki Town (신당동떡볶이골목)

Sindang-dong Tteokbokki Town is a street that pretty much only sells Tteokbokki and historically the first place to sell it.

Tteokbokki is made with rice cake, fish cake and Gochujang (Korean sweet red chilli sauce) along with any number of additional ingredients incl eggs, noodles, shellfish and meats. 401 more words



The Filipino word merienda roughly translates to snack and is part of every Filipino’s upbringing whether he or she is a foodie or not. It is the meal that tides one over until dinner time, and food choices depend on how peckish one is at that point in the afternoon which can be between 1pm and 530pm. 994 more words

Food Adventure

MATCHA at NOON with Sawa-Mochi rice cake and Hoshi-Imo dried sweet potato

MATCHA at NOON with Sawa-Mochi rice cake and dried sweet potato on Ai Wave Cotton Placemat
Sawa-Mochi rice cake is manufactured at Ise city in Mie Prefecture in Japan, where the Ise Shrine is located. 146 more words


Healthy Foods To Avoid Part 6

Baked Potato Chips, Pretzels, and Popcorn
You want a “healthy” snack, so why not reach for some pretzels or popcorn? They’re low in fat, so they must be healthy, right? 522 more words

Blog Posts

kat's mochi

My neighbor Kat and her mom tried out a new recipe for mochis with a nut-filling. Luckily, she shared some of their homemade mochi with me. 17 more words


Coconut Rice Cake & Pandan Custard Overlay

This is for all my Filipino friends out there, I finally put together a Pinoy inspired recipe.  I had always planned to include exciting dishes from my cultural background, and recently I received some messages requesting for Filipino food.  172 more words


Day 6: Market Day

If you take about a 20 minute bus ride from where I’m staying, you find yourself out in the countryside, with lush green farmland and small grandmas and grandpas milling about. 285 more words